March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
Poetry
January 30, 2015
"A Goose at the Graveyard" and "Half-Human Half-Heifer": Two poems from Mohamed Eno's new volume, Vertical Articulation.
Reviews
June 17, 2014
Concerning Violence , a documentary by Swedish filmmaker Göran Hugo Olsson, opened to a packed theatre at the Sydney Film Festival last...
Art
January 21, 2014
Keep Your Eye on the Wall: Palestinian Landscapes comprises photographs and essays documenting the separation barrier that divides and...
Conversations
February 5, 2013
Senegalese novelist and intellectual Boubacar Boris Diop offers an incisive and complex critique of the French intervention in Mali in this...
Reviews
November 15, 2012
Fittingly, Alexandra Fuller begins Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness with a story of her vibrant mother, Nicola Fuller, taking...
Opinion
July 20, 2012
The deliberate destruction of monuments is an act as age-old as man’s ability to build those very monuments. The past decade and a half has...
retrospectives
November 18, 2011
French crime novelist Didier Daeninckx’s most famous book, Murder in Memoriam, opens in the early 1960s at a printing plant located in one...